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on the comments by chris culliver? >> reporter: we talked about how the super bowl is about fun and games in theory. but it never fails that a serious news story or two breaks out. that was the case yesterday when chris culliver, his anti- gay comments that he made went viral. this was the last day for the 49ers to address the media. as you might expect, there was a huge throng around culliver's table. he didn't duck the issue. he addressed it but his words today were very different from the ones he had previously said. >> that i'm sorry i offended anyone. very ugly comments. that's not what i feel in my heart. hopefully i can learn and grow from this experience in this situation. and that i love san francisco. anybody has any entitlement to what they want to believe or do. >> reporter: culliver's teammates weighed in on a day that they would have much preferred have been talking about football. >> i don't believe there's malice in his heart. he's not that kind of person. he's not a -- he's not an ugly person. he's not a discriminating person. >> whatever you are into, that's you. everybo
-discrimination after niners defensive back chris culliver made comments about not wanting to have a gay teammate. an interviewing asked chris culliver if the 49ers had gay players. chris culliver said no. ain't got no gay people on the team. they got to get up out of here if they do. today the 49ers said the san francisco 49ers reject the comments and have addressed the matter with chris. no place for discrimination at any level. we have and will support the lgbt community. >>> to the super bowl. 49er fans in new orleans are finding plenty of ways to part with their pay checks. ktvu's ken wayne, lucky, lucky in the biz easy. >> reporter: we are live inside the new orleans convention center. a few doors down from here, what opened is the nfl experience. part of the experience for nfl fans is trying to hang on to their wallets. >> reporter: all park of the game here in new orleans -- part of the game here in new orleans. if it has anything to do with the nfl it is for sale and fans are buying. he just bought almost 70 football helmets at $35 a pop. >> reporter: what are you doing with them? >> try
. that statement coming from the san francisco 49ers, shortly the comments from chris culliver, he has flown under the radar so far at the super bowl but he will be available tomorrow and the 49ers will make him available and he will be answering to some of those questions, raj? >> thank you, unfortunate for the timing and unfortunate the comments all together. you may remember ten years ago, the 49ers were also in the situation when their star running back made anti-gay comments and the 49ers were in damage control. now this whole thing started because of qw -- because of can kwame harris, it is known that he is a gay player. and tonight he released a statement to us. it reads, it's surprising that in 2013, chris culliver would use his 15 minutes to spread visit roll and hate. i recognize that these are comments that he may come to regret and that he may come to see that gay people are not so different than straight people. from new orleans to the bay area, super bowl sunday will likely be a wild one, and hopefully not a bad one. the latest plans to keep fans safe, include plans to reroute the bu
of the super bowl could become national news. and that is what happened today to chris culliver. he gave comments to a radio host media day. culliver said he would be against playing with a gay teammate. >> i don't do that. >> are there any on 0 the 49ers? >> no. no gay people on 0 the team, no. they have to get up out of here. >> is that true? >> yeah, it's true. >> they might be able to play well. you're missing one of the most fascinating interviews. >> reporter: chris culliver has not been in the media spotlight so far but he can expect to be so tomorrow. he is expected to be available to the media. about an hour
after cornerback chris culliver made several homophobic remarks on media day. >> i don't do the gay guys no, i don't do that. don't got no gay guys on the team. can't be with that sweet stuff. >> reporter: chris culliver issued an apology tonight. quote, it has taken me seeing it in print to realize the comments are ugly. >> we're not letting it bother us too much. it doesn't really change our perspective on the niners or the upcoming big game. we totally support them. and like i said, it's just something that reminds us of how we need to keep pushing for progress in the community. >> reporter: okay. so these are distractions obviously that jim harbaugh does not appreciate. just a few days away from the super bowl. ken, let's go back to you. we'll have sports coming up a little later on. >> that's why they have two weeks to create a lot of anticipation, let's put it that way. we'll check back with you. thanks. >>> the san francisco archbishop has always been a vocal critic. but now he tells us a catholic newspaper, legislating for the
cornerback chris culliver's anti-gay comments gained national attention. comcast sportsnet's reporter has reaction from the team in new orleans this morning. >> reporter: chris culliver made national news yesterday when his comments were released yesterday as off-the-cuff comments where culliver said he would be opposed to and uncomfortable playing with a gay teammate in the nfl. last night, the 49ers released a statement. but today, we heard the 49ers talk on camera for the first time regarding culliver's sentiments. >> i do believe that there wasn't malice in his heart. he's not that kind of person. he's not an ugly person. he's not a discriminating person. that's not what he -- he may have heard talk like that and may have thought that that was what -- opinions are that he learned and repeated those. he regrets that. >> culliver is a great kid, a great guy. i love having him on our team. he's really helped our team be where we are. so i know he's just young and it's unfortunate that it came off the way that it came off. but like i said, i know that he didn't mean it in his heart. >> re
now that cornerback chris culliver will be addressing the immediate yai today regarding that controversial comment he made during media day. take a listen. >> i don't do the gay guys, man. i don't do that. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> stop the tape. >> nah, we don't got no gay people on the team. they gotta get up out of here if they do,. >> stop:tape. >> canada be with that sweet stuff. >> is that true? >> yeah, that's true. >> reporter: yesterday he issued an apology saying, "it has taken me seeing them in print to realize that they are hurtful and ugly. those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart." members of our local gay community are speaking out. greg sheryl from fernando and greg in the morning from 99.7 now wrote an op. ed. piece saying that chris culliver's comments are a step backwards in the move towards acceptance. >> it's disappointing because you feel like, you got kicked in the teeth by your home team. you know? you got beat up by your own guys and that's what's frustrating for gays who support
sampras as go 49ers cornerback chris, oves culliver fallen some anti-gay comments. we will have his reaction to his remarks coming up. >> this incident has been blocking lanes of the bayshore freeway a truck traveling no. 1 01 has the export stress way interchange. the driver claimed he was cut off like a car and hit the guard rail and as a result ruptured one of his fuel tanks. we have debris in the roadway as well as a fuel spill. caltrans has the to right- hand lanes set down. this is the location of the problem is right at the lawrence expressway. it is adding about five to six minutes on your drive time when no one northbound on the 280 interchange at north toward highway 237. >> turning their attention to the weather we have locally didst fog and napa. the rest of the bay area waking up to relatively clear skies. temperatures in the of brothers and 40¢ to the afternoon. currently 34 it santa rosa, i look a year afternoon highs and talk about your we can forecast to my next report. >> the media blitz continues in the orleans off with our super bowl coverage. you can follow alo
? this aof controversial comments cornerback chris culliver made earlier this week. take a listen. >> i don't do the gay guys, man. i don't do that. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> nah, we don't got no gay people on the team. they gotta get up out of here if they do,. can't be with that sweet stuff. >> is that true? >> yes. >> reporter: yesterday the football player issued an apology saying, quote, it has taken me seeing them in print to realize that they are hurtful and ugly. those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart." but the backlash is continuing this morning. a radio host said in an op evidence piece: >> reporter: the team hasn't said what type of discipline or fines chris culliver will face if any. but they said they do not endorse or support what he said. reporting live in the castro, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> and new orleans and san francisco i think you've noticed a lot of similarities. there's a lot of differences there, too. but i guess the new orleanians owe a big thank you to the folks in san francisco. >> reporter:
you live at 6:30 this morning, 49er defensive back chris culliver apologizing for anti-gay comments he made on the radio. >> it's something that i have to address and something i'm apologetic for. that's not what i feel in my heart. >> he said he's sorry and talked to a gay relative to clarify his remarks. coming up, we'll hear the comments that landed him in trouble and more of his apology this morning. >>> meanwhile, 49er fans are starting to arrive in new orleans. some fancy they will spend close to $so,000 is -- some fans say they will spend close to $10,000 on this trip. >>> 7:15. well, facebook has determined most of america "likes" the 49ers in the super bowl. the menlo park based company has been keeping cab tabs on fans all over the country. the map shows which steam they are rooting for. the red shows 49er fans. the purple shows the fans who hope the ravens win. san francisco, way out in front. >> yeah. make sure you stay right here with us here on channel 2 for all of the continuing coverage from new orleans. our ktvu team bringing you live reports in every newscast leading
for a refund. we do have serious news today from this afternoon and major headlines. chris culliver said he didn't want any gay players on 49ers no. we don't got no gay people on the team they've got to get up out of here if they do. 49ers issued an apology and said there is no room for discrimination in this organization. we're coming back in an hour. abc 7 news at 6:00 with our continuing coverage live in new orleans. >> thank you. >> larry, shu, katie and wayne sending out up rate daits good, stuff.lí# their live reports continue all week through super bowl sunday here on abc 7. >> and turn to abc 7 news right after the super bowl, our teams in new orleans and the bay area will be live onnnvd the air with an up to the minute look at how fans are reacting here, and in the beige easy. >> coming up here, niners fever sweeps the bay area, we're going take to you south bay city that is the site of a 49ers new stadium. you're going see how merchants are using super bowl to make santda clara the game day destination for fan autos and the bart ban that will be enforced if riders don't clean up
, larry. >> hi, dan. we start with the news of the day and that is defensive back chris culliver backing off comments he made in a radio interview. he told the shock jock that he did not want to see any gay players on his team. take a listen to the clip. >> gay guys, any of them approach you? >> i don't do the gay guys. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> we got no gay people on the team. they have to get up out of here. >> is that true? >> that's true. >> now, the 49ers immediately issued an apology. they said there is no room for discrimination in their organization. late today culliver issued his own statement. i am quoting now, the derogatory comments i made yesterday were a reflection of thoughts in my head, but they are not how i feel. it has taking me seeing them in print that they are hurtful and ugly. culliver issued an apology and said he will learn and grow from the experience. trust me, this is the last thing the 49ers wanted to deal with during super bowl week. let's talk about security right now. security at the super bowl is always a major concern and it requires a major eff
of the day and that is defensive back chris culliver backing off comments he made in a radio interview. he told the shock jock that he did not want to see any gay players on his team. take a listen to the clip. >> gay guys, any of them approach you? >> i don't do the gay guys. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> we got no gay people on the team. they have to get up out of here. >> is that true? >> that's true. >> now, the 49ers immediately issued an apology. they said there is no room for discrimination in their organization. late today culliver issued his own statement. i am quoting now, the derogatory comments i made yesterday were a reflection of thoughts in my head, but they are not how i feel. it has taking me seeing them in print that they are hurtful and ugly. culliver issued an apology and said he will learn and grow from the experience. trust me, this is the last thing the 49ers wanted to deal with during super bowl week. let's talk about security right now. security at the super bowl is always a major concern and it requires a major effort. along those lines today homeland security
to come out years later after that. >> good idea. >> that is chris culliver, quarterback. the first to support a national campaign to help gay teens cope with bullying. >> something you should never experience is bullying and being pressured into being someone or something you are not. >> the san francisco 49ers are proud to join it gets better.org to let all lgbt teens know it gets better. >> now the apology. here is the formal statement issued by culliver. the derogatory comments i made were a reflection of thoughts in my head, but they are not how i feel. it has taken me seeing that in print to realize they are hurtful and ugly. those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. i apologize to those who i have hurt and offended and pledge to learn and grow from this experience. >> he will learn about himself and i saw a statement and made a pledge to grow from it. it will affect him and i hope and pray it affects him in a positive way. >> 49ers coach jim har bow. take a look at this. you see these reporters? this is a media crush around him. here he is. chris culliver when
-syncing controversy on inauguration day and more on the anti-gay comment made by 49er quarterback chris culliver and to change the culture in locker rooms all across america. that will be at 4:00 and 5:00. >> 49er fever keeps spreading and it's showing up at the san francisco zoo. zoo keepers showed off their artistic skills creating a baltimore ravens logo from different fruits and vegetables. >> kristen: is that what it is? the logo didn't last long, the black rhino made quick work of it. alex the rhino keeper started raising money for the zoo. good symbolism there. thanks for joining us. >> "who wants to be a millionaire" is coming up next. >> have a great day. [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] ♪ >> hello, everybody, and welcome to millionaire. we kick things off today with a contestant who has $53,600 in her bank and is going to face a question for $250,000. from new york, new york, please welcome elena bloom. see you. elena, nice to see you. [cheers and applause] wow. what's been going through your mind now? >> um, i am... excited. [laughter] i'm excited. i just-- i just had a ca
cornerback chris culliver made anti-gay remarks saying he wouldn't welcome a gay flairn locker room. he also said the 49ers didn't have any homosexual players, and if they did, those players should leave. crueliver backtracked tonight saying the derogatory comments were a reflection of thoughts in my head but they are not how i feel. those discriminating feelings are not in my heart. i pledge to learn and grow from this experience. like i said, you guys saw the pictures of media day. just thousands of media folk here, so any little wrong word can be misconstrued or, you know, blown up and gone viral. so these guys have got to be careful. that's the latest from new orleans. we'll have much more from new orleans and we'll hear from the harbaugh parents. >> thank you, kristen. >>> meantime let's talk about nfl knock-offs, fake jerseys. they're also synonymous with the super bowl. however, there is a massive operation underway to try to keep those counterfeit things off the streets of new orleans. today kristen berset went undercover with the u.s. border and customs agents, better known as i.c.e
. >> eric: leave it there. straight ahead 49 ignites a firestorm days before the bowles. chris culliver apologizes for his remarks. we'll tell you what he said. which hall of fame has more children than super bowl rings? shocking news about dan marino coming up. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] switch to swiffer sweeper, and you'll dump your old broom. but don't worry, he'll find someone else. ♪ who's that lady? ♪ who's that lady? ♪ sexy lady ♪ who's that lady? [ female announcer ] swiffer sweeper's electrostatic dry cloths attract and lock dirt, dust, and hair on contact to clean 50% more than a broom. it's a difference you can feel. swiffer gives cleaning a whole new meaning. and now swiffer wet and dry refills are available with the fresh scent of gain. [ male announcer ] when it comes to the financial obstacles military families face, we understand. our financial advice is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa brings retirement advice. call or visit u
-niners quarterback chris culliver falling the some anti-gay, it's what he said in reaction to his remarks coming up. >>. >> it is good news bad news for the hot spot. the bad news is traffic is backed up on one to 1 northbound to san jose. >> the good news is there are moments away from reopening the two right hand lanes at the lawrence expressway or they have been shut down since the 3:00 a.m. hour and for the morning commute. >> for a while they had three accident lines shut down. a big rig and slammed into a guard rail and not debris along the road way. the cleanup operations are just about wrapped of. they have removed our photographer and michael bolton from the scene. >>--michael pelton. >> i will have another completes traffic check coming up. erica. >> good morning george. taking it over to satellite radar we are enjoying clear skies. we are a dry around the bay area. that will remain the case for the next string of days. taking a look at what is on tap heading into the weekend. temperatures will start to climb. mid to upper 60s in the heart of the bay. i will have full details for superbow
update on this thursday. 9ers head coach jim harbaugh says cornerback chris culliver is not a discriminating person. in an interview culliver said the 49ers didn't have any gay players. if they did, those players should leave. culliver has apologized saying those feelings are truly not in my heart. >>> actor ashton kutcher will be attending macworld in san francisco today. he played the title role in the upcoming fill about steve jobs. macworld kicks off today through february 2 being held at the moscone center. >>> traffic and weather coming up right after the break. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends and you keep t riendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ undeniable ♪ (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. ♪ burning like a fire ♪ ♪ building up from deep inside ♪ it was 3 days of pure joy. susan g. komen's investments in early de
with an embarrassment during super bowl week. cornerback chris culliver told a radio host gay players would not be welcome on the team or in the locker room. he told artie lange any gay football players should keep their sexuality a secret. culliver has apologized. the 49ers released a statement today saying the team rejects the comments made and addressed the matter with chris. there's no place for discrimination within our organization at any level. the nfl has never had an openly gay active player. >>> a recall affecting 2 million toyota drivers and insurance experts named the five safest cars on the road. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> we're starting off with good news for beer drinkers. no. 5, the bitter compounds in beer might help make new drugs for things like kreutz, some types of cancer and other health -- diabetes, some types of cancer and other health problems. researchers believe substances derived from hops could be prescribed with documented health benefits. no. 4, you know veggies are good for you. a new study found eating a vegetarian diet could cut your risk of de
to talk about with news today involving 49ers this, is from chris culliver who said he did not want any gay players on 49er team, i'm going read you a direct quote now. no. we don't got no gay people on the team. they got to get up out of here if they do. the 49ers reacted immediately. and ish yued an apology. saying there is no room for discrimination on n.our organization. coming back we have a predux on super bowl sunday. it's a guarantee. because it's in the stars. that is coming up at7kaz 5:00. >> coming up at 4:40 a 7-year-old heart patient turned his room into a 49ers fan zone. then, on abc 7 news at 5:00, we'll take to you a new orleans street where locals prefer to hang out. >> be sure to follow our abc 7 news team in new orleans on twitter. abc 7 news sports director and sports anchor are tweeting all of the updates, some great stuff, too. follow them on abc 7 news bay area. >> and now to, what may come after the super bowl. san francisco mayor and chiefs today visited one area of the city that saw violence after giants world series win. >> yes. they want to reassure business
. 49-ers corner back chris culliver is trying to distance himself from homophobic remarks he made during a radio interview. culliver told a host that he wouldn't welcome a gay player into his lockerroom. and that any homosexual players on 49ers. if there were any. should leave. the team said it rejected his comments. and culliver has since apologized. the c-h-p will continue to help police the streets of oakland. officers will stay on patrol for another 30-days. in an effort to improve public safety. arrests and taken 15 weapons off the streets since the partnership began. cal-osha has fined chevron nearly one-million dollars for the fire at its richmond refinery last august. which sent thousands of people to hospitals. cal-osha says its investigators found "willful violations" in chevron's response before, during and after the fire. a spokesperson says the company disagrees with some of the findings. and plans to appeal. >> in san francisco, merchants who are worried about the safety of their neighborhood on super bowl sunday, got a visit from the mayor today. kron 4s dan kerman
. chris culliver said he did not wachbt any gay players on the team. he said no. we don't got no gay people on the team. they've got to get up out of here if they do. 49ers issued an apology saying there is no room for any discrimination in their organization. also, culliver issued an apology doing maybe the fastest back pedal. give me your thoughts. >> well, a little immature, football being the most masculine of sports because of the brutality of the game creates a bunker or fox hole mentality. i think a lot of players can't see them thefls is with a gay man in there. there is a casual homophobia in all professional sports. that has got to be corrected i think someone is going come out in every sport but football will be the last. >> you0b4kju what it's like because you've been in the locker room. on twit yes, all of the time here. we continue with our coverage. and shu got this photo of randy moss. making it a personal information to take down twitter this week. and we'll have more coming up in sports. >> thank you so much. we'll so see new just a moment oob sure to turn to abc 7
. it reads, quote, it's surprising that in 2013 chris culliver would use his 15 minutes to spread vitriol and hate. i realize these are comments that he may come to regret, and he may come to see that gay people are not so different than straight people. the 49ers also had a similar incident in 2002 when former running back garrison hearst made anti-gay remarks. >>> well, on a lighter note, a couple who is also making headlines jack and jackie harbaugh, the most talked about parents in america. comcast sport net's david feldman talked to them exclusively. >> everyone wants to talk to jack and jackie harbaugh. and i had the chance to do just that earlier today. >> jack, when you were driving them around in the back seat, and you would look around and say i don't care what we're doing, whose got it better than us, john told me was a little ticked he brought that to the niners. >> the complete interview with the parents of jim and john harbaugh, coming up in sports. >> all right, dave. we'll catch up with him in about 15 minutes. stay with nbc bay area for complete super bowl coverage. we ha
. >> reporter: good morning. cornerback chris culliver is under heat because of this comment he made. >> i don't do the gay guys, man. i don't do that. >> are there any on th 49ers? >> nah, ain't got no gay people on the 49ers. they got to get up out of here. can't do no sweet stuff. >> is that true? >> yes. >> he apologized saying they are hurtful and ugly. those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. but the question this morning, can fans be forgiving? we asked a sports bar in the castro what they thought. >> we're not letting it bother us too much. it doesn't change our perspective on the 9ers or the game. totally support them and, you know, i guess that's just something that reminds us of how we need to keep pushing for progress in the community. >> reporter: the team hasn't said whether culliver will face discipline for his comments. but the 49ers have come out and said they have rejected his comments and say there's no room for discrimination in their organization. live from the castro, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> michelle, we under
is if the nfl is ready for gay players. if you ask chris culliver, he said no. he was asked if there are any gay players on his team. here's how he answered that question. >> i don't do the gay guys, man. i don't doe that. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> no, they don't got no gay guys on the team. can't be with the sweet stuff. >> is that true? >> yeah, that's true. can't be -- nah. >> 49ers released a statement saying the san francisco 49ers reject the comments made tuesday and have addressed the matter with chris. there is no place for discrimination within our organization at any level. we have and will always support the lgbt community. out front tonight, let me ask you, the 49ers can say that. but the reason it's such a shocking and offensive thing as said by chris, i don't do the gay guys there, what he just said there, nobody is openly gay. nobody is okay with it. it doesn't seem to be okay. >> you're right, erin. as shocking as it may seem and as antiquated as it may be, i would say that those comments are a microcosm of the general overall thought when it comes to gay players in the n
, would you say, do it or i don't like how chris culliver said it? >> i am i form believer of being who you are. i have always been there for my team bhatsardless of their homosexuality it makes no difference on how you perform on the field. some of the toughe esest strong men i know are gay. >> thank you very much. >> the blackberry z 10, does not hit stores until march. but we have one to show you tonight. our sneak peak is out front next. [ coughs ] [ angry gibberish ] i took something for my sinuses, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief it is! [ angry gibberish ] ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ >>> so my be loved has
chris culliver is backing off from controversial statements he made in a radio interview. he said he did not want any gay players on the team. >> i don't do the gay guys, man. i don't do that? >> there are any on the 49ers. >> there are are no gay people on the team, they got to get up out of here. >> is that true? >> it's true. >> the 49ers immediately issued an apolllegy and said there is no room for discrimination in their organization. and late today, he issued his own statement "the derogatory comments were reflex of my thoughts in my head and they are not how i feel. it has taken me seeing them in print to realize they are hurtful and ugly. he says he will learn and grow from the experience. this is not the kind of headline that the 49ers wanted before the super bowl. the kind of headline they want is what happened today. the news conference in new orleans with jack and jackie harbaugh, the parents of the two coaches in the contest. they shared great stories and were entertaining and even at times quite touching. as larry beil explains from new orleans if super bowl xlvii is as muc
tuesday's media day, 24-year-old defensive back chris culliver was interviewed by comedian artie lange and asked if he would consider pursuing a gay man while in new orleans. this just what happened on media day. he responded, quote, i don't do the gay guys, man. i don't do that. ain't got no gay people on the team. they gotta get up outta other if they do and considering san francisco in its role as one of the most progressive cities in the country, can you imagine the firestorm that it caused. well, today, culver apologized. >> i don't have no differences in other sexual tis and, you know, just like that, and that's -- like i said, that's not what i feel in my heart, and i treat everyone equal, any type of way, so it's not how i feel. >> i spoke with team ceo jed york this morning to see how the team would accept that apology. >> chris made a very idiotic statement that was, you know, taken out of context after an hour of being at media day where that's not really what he's used to or what he's comfortable with. he didn't realize, that you know r know, that the big level that this st
is apologizing for some anti-gay remarks he made during super bowl media day. cornerback chris culliver said he would not welcome a gay player in the locker room and that gay players should wait ten years after they leave the league to come out. he released a statement that reads in part, "those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. i apologize to those who i offended and hurt." the 49ers have not said if he will face discipline or a fine. >>> getting to the super bowl would make any parent proud. this year no matter the outcome, it is going to be bittersweet for jack and jackie harbaugh. they are the parents of john and jim harbaugh, the head coaches of the ravens and 49ers respectively. they are the first brothers to coach against each other in the nfl title game's history. that puts their parents in a unique position. >> who has it better than us? nobody! the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. and on sunday night we're going to experience both of those great emotions. and our thoughts will be with the one that comes up a little short. >> they are so cute. the harbaughs f
back who's stolen the story lines at the super bowl. chris culliver of 49ers was asked about his feelings about gays. >> i don't do the gay guys. i don't do that. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> they ain't none on the 49ers. can't be with the sweet stuff. >> within hours, the pressure gathered critical mass. he would ask what he would say to the people of his team's home town, one of the most tolerant gay communities. >> i'm sorry if i offended anyone. that's not what i feel in my heart. >> the 49ers, who previously launched a campaign against the bullying of gays, issued a statement saying the team rejects culliver's comments. there's no mall las in culliver's heart. >> he regrets that. that's not who he is and what he really believes in. >> but culliver is part of an alpha male in the locker room. so far no one has ever come out as openly gay while actively playing. in four plus years trying out, tennessee titans and seattle seahawks, davis never acknowledged that he was gay. >> the ideas of masculinity, to prove that you're tough, that notion is very present in the nfl and i
from a corner back chris culliver . >> he told a radio host that he would not welcome a teammate in the locker room. >> he made his derogatory remarks with are delaying a radio an artie lange . >> when he has called for whether they got on the team this out he responded. >> i take it that we are in san francisco. how can i be anti-gay employed for a san francisco team. >> we love the 49ers we are rooting for them. we deserve the respect as much as we are giving them. >> that was some fans reacting to the 49er comment. culliver has released a statement san the derogatory comments that may yesterday were a reflection of thought in my head and are not how i feel. it has taken me seeing them in print to realize they are hurtful and ugly. those discriminating feelings are not truly in my heart. i further apologize to those live hurt and offended, and i pledge to learn grow from this experience. >> we will follow this story as we continue 49er coverage. >> many san francisco fans are disappointed hear about the contra rosa a comment. the 49ers flag flies proudly outside high top sports
on the field at all. >> speaking of controversy, there's controversy about chris culliver of the 49ers making some comments that some viewed as anti-gay. he's apologized. what do you make of that? >> again, in the context of media looking for something. insensitive, for sure. you don't tolerate it, nor should you. again, it won't have any adverse impact on ittal all. he's come back and apologized about it that and now cbs kol leak dan moreno is in the news today. a friend of yours. >> very close friend. it's a family matter. he and his wife, it's between him. dan has had to talk about him. i pray not only for the family but for all involved. >> so, j.b., are you excited about the game? i am. as james madden, the icon of football says the game is the thing. it ought to be a good game. >> we met the harbaughs last night, the mother and father. >> and jim was there too. >> jim may be more demon strabably intense, but let me tell you, john is no less. >> thank you, >>> from snacking to sex, we'll show you why a new report is shattering old ideas about losing weight ahead on "cbs this morning" fro
marriage equality and to talk about anti-bullying campaigns. then the 49ers have a player named chris culliver, one of howard stern's sweaty minions all this anti-gay homophobic stuff. the growth of an lgbt movement in this country has also had a profound effect on athletes, on masculinity, on how people talk about sports. it's really fascinating. the other issue in the super bowl, this is not being talked about, but there's going to be a commercial -- >> are you going to make up another issue? >> this is a real one. there have been, like, actual protests -- actual protests in the streets of d.c. the other one was real, too. this one's real. there's going to be a super bowl ad for a company called tod eed sodastream that's on an illegal settlement in the west bank. there have been protests of showing the ad, protests of people saying no, this is a good thing. this is also going to be a political repercussion in sports. >> sports is political, huh? >> the house is on fire anyway. i'm not the arsonist. i'm just saying look, it's on fire. >> okay, billy joel. >> we got our picks lined up
that were made yesterday and have addressed the matter with chris. there is no place for discrimination within our organization at any level. we have and always will support the lgbt community. culliver apologized last night in a statement. >>> as business travel picks up and flights get more crowded, there will be fewer places for you to cram your carry-on, although i do a fantastic job at it. >> christine romans has some tips to help you jump the line and find overhead bin space. i think this is one of the most important things ever. there's nothing more important than overhead bin space. >> have you got a little money because you can buy your way to the front of the line. a survey out from frequent business traveler.com says business travelers don't list security checkpoint delays as a top dplant. no, it's the insufficient space for carry-on bags. that took the top spot. i hate when people take the space above my seat and then go sit someplace else. that drives me nuts. if this is a problem for you, here's how you get you and your bag to the front of the line and you're going to pay
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